Optimizing Virtual Data Centers with Dell/EMC CX3-20 iSCSI Storage

This ESG Lab Validation report documents the results of a hands-on evaluation of virtualized servers and iSCSI attached disk arrays from Dell using VMware Virtual Server Infrastructure version 3. Issues examined include CPU overhead, performance suitability for common business applications and the effects of running the iSCSI initiator in the guest operating system compared to the VMware virtualization layer.
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This article was originally published on November 14, 2007